Rams receiver Tavon Austin did not practice Wednesday due to his ankle injury, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Austin missed the Week 15 win over the Saints and his status for Sunday vs. Tampa Bay is up in the air.
Giants running back Peyton Hillis was evaluated for a concussion in the fourth quarter Week 15 against the Seahawks after getting hurt on a 14-yard screen pass. Hillis would not return to the game, as the Giants suffered a 23-0 loss.
Giants wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan had the best game of his career during a 23-0 loss Week 15 vs. Seattle. Jernigan finished with seven catches for 67 yards, which were not only team highs but career highs for the third-year receiver.